The latest ad "did not represent the diversity of Real Beauty, which is something Dove is passionate about and is core to our beliefs", Dove said.
"The ad is meant to illustrate the benefits of using Dove VisibleCare Body Wash, by making skin visibly more handsome in just one week".
The advert has sparked a lot of debate on social media, with some saying the advert implies darker skin is "dirty". After the advertisement sparked a debate about racial sensitivity, many took to social media and chastised the beauty brand, even threatening to stop purchasing its products.
LT: Context for the Dove ad scandal: there is a long history of racist ads used to sell soap in the West.
The ad quickly received negative perception from the public, with many describing the ad as racist and whitewashing.
Global soap brand Dove, apologized on Saturday, Oct. 7 for posting what some called a racially insensitive Facebook advertisement. In 2011, Dove released an ad that lined women up based on their skin tone with "before" and "after" above each person.
Dove apologized on Facebook by writing, "Dove is committed to representing the beauty of diversity". Another added, "Aaaaand Dove wipes out all the progress they've made with body positivity in one day".
While some may question Lecrae's decision to boycott Dove about an advertisement aimed at women, he previously revealed his passion for speaking out against the mistreatment of any group. "We do not condone any activity or imagery that intentionally insults any audience".
EU Summit Opens With Focus On Stalled Trade Talks Even after Britain leaves the European Union in March 2019, the bloc will still be India's biggest trading partner, Juncker said. External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted that Sushma Swaraj and Mogherini "held productive discussions".
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Though limited to its participating states, the latest RGGI agreement will go further than the Clean Power Plan in this region. The EPA has not, as was widely expected, issued a revised, weaker version of the Clean Power Plan.
The Spanish PM insisted that what happens next "depends fundamentally" on whether Puigdemont will declare independence. They marched across 50 Spanish cities, carrying banners calling for peace and dialogue between leaders.
Novak isn't known for a booming leg, but during his stint in San Diego from 2011-14, he made 90 of 100 from inside 50 yards. Having trailed for 67.7-percent of their time on the field this season, a good start was imperative for the Giants.
Macron is now the only global leader working to reshape the geopolitical situation in Iraq as the Islamic State is dissolving. Abadi flew to Paris on Wednesday for a two-day visit in response to an invitation from French President Emmanuel Macron.
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Remnants of Nate to bring rain, wind to NJ on Columbus Day
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Nadal thrashes Kyrgios to win China Open title
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TMC pricks BJP on allegations against Amit Shahs son
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Health of Rohingya Refugee Children at Risk, UNICEF
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